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Salem's Lot
Episode 1: Salem's Lot (1979)
November 19, 2013

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Title: Salem's Lot (1979)
Rating: NR
Running Time: 184
Release Date: November 17 and 24, 1979
Director: Tobe Hooper
Writer(s): Paul Monash
Starring: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayers
Company: Warner Bros.

When Carrie came out in 1976 Stephen King was an unknown author, but after the success of Brian DePalma's film the author was put in the spotlight. His older books became paperback bestsellers, and his new books topped the charts in hardcover. So expectations were high in 1979 when 'Salem's Lot, the second adaptation of King's work, hit screens. But rather than being in movie theaters, King's 1976 vampire novel was produced as a television mini-series. With horror master Tobe Hooper directing could this small-screen film live up to the quality of big-screen King horror? Listen to find out

Explicit: This is an uncensored podcast which may contain strong language and adult content that is not appropriate for all ages. This podcast may also contains spoilers including plot or ending details.

Hear a review of the original King novel "Salem's Lot", the sequel short story "One For the Road" and the prequel short story "Jerusalem's Lot" at the Books & Nachos podcast!


Salem's Lot (1979)

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